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Prime Minister: Staff

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 126900, tabled on 21 February 2022

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what work is undertaken by the Prime Minister's appointments unit; how many staff are within the unit; and whether they are officials or special advisers.

Answered on

24 February 2022

The No 10 appointments unit has existed across successive administrations and is staffed by four civil servants.

It supports the Prime Minister in all appointments and dignities (including, but not limited to, regulated public appointments) within the constitutional remit of Her Majesty’s Government.

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Cabinet Office
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